North Ward Campus

Townsville Grammar School High School studentsTownsville Grammar School's Middle and Senior School, catering for Years 7-12, is located in the seaside suburb of North Ward, at the base of Castle Hill.  Established in 1888, the Campus is situated on its original site of 6.53 hectares. This picturesque campus is blend of heritage features with contemporary facilities, including:

  •  Airconditioned classrooms
  • Gymnasium (airconditioned)
  • Dedicated Music Centre with private tuition rooms
  • Performing Arts and Dance studios
  • Sports ovals
  • Olympic size 50m swimming pool
  • Basketball courts
  • Netball courts
  • Tennis courts, Olympic standard running track and touch fields adjacent to the Campus
  • Strand beachfront within walking distance

Since it's foundation, the cornerstone of Townsville Grammar School has been to provide the best academic facility for students in North Queensland.  A strong academic background will always be an investment in your child's future, no matter what career path they pursue in life.

Daily bus services link the two Townsville Grammar Junior Schools (Annandale and North Shore) with the North Ward Campus.  Click here for Bus Route information.

Middle School (Years 7-9) 

The Middle School caters for students from Years 7 to 9, providing an exciting and dynamic experience of schooling for girls and boys in Years 7, 8 and 9. 

Middle schooling is an educational approach that better caters for the physical, social, emotional, moral and cognitive needs of young people. It bridges the divide between primary and secondary education by extending students in this middle phase, equipping them with the skills to become independent learners and successful citizens in this new and ever-changing world.

Senior School (Years 10-12) 

The Senior School caters for students from Years 10 to 12, providing an exciting and dynamic experience of schooling for our girls and boys in Years 10, 11 and 12. 

Your guarantee of a quality education can be glimpsed through programmes such as the International Baccalaureate and the depth of core faculties such as Modern Languages where students have a choice of foreign languages to study. Your child has an individual path in life and at Townsville Grammar School our aim is to provide an environment where every child can achieve their personal best. Townsville Grammar School celebrates academic success as well as consistent effort to inspire a passion for life-long learning.

The Senior School curriculum caters for a wide range of needs, from those aiming at university entrance to those seeking a school-based apprenticeship.  An upward spiral of academic success for Grammar graduates has shown that the students are capitalising on being in an environment that genuinely values success.

Townsville Grammar School is an accredited International Baccalaureate (IB) World School and offers students entering Year 11 the choice between the IB Diploma course and the Queensland Certificate of Education. Emphasising high academic standards, critical thinking, intercultural understanding and respect for others, the IB Diploma is accepted by universities around the globe with many universities offering scholarships, bonus entrance points, subject credits and even advanced placement to IB graduates. 

Above all, the School encourages students to become self-motivated and self-disciplined learners.

Contact our Campuses

North Ward Campus
45 Paxton Street
Townsville QLD 4810
(07) 4722 4900

Annandale Campus
1 Brazier Drive
Annandale QLD 4814
(07) 4412 4800

North Shore Campus
Erskine Place
Burdell QLD 4818
(07) 4412 6600


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